Head of Public Relations - US Remote or NYC

  • Hugging Face
  • Remote (New York, NY, USA)
  • 13 Jan, 2023
Full time

Job Description

Here at Hugging Face, we’re on a journey to advance good Machine Learning and make it more accessible. Along the way, we contribute to technology development for the better.

We raised our Series C with Sequoia and Coatue in May 2022 and are quickly growing our global team.

We have been covered in dozens of publications and are now looking for our first full-time public relations team member.


Essential Skills:

  • Can communicate technical and complex concepts simply
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and is flexible with change-of-plans
  • Comfortable jumping into other team’s internal workflows
  • Confident communicator and presenter
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly analytical with solid problem-solving skills

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Understand foundational media needs and maintain excellent relationships with media professionals
  • Pitch stories to the media
  • Prepare embargos and media kits as necessary
  • Field media questions
  • Support team members with their interviews with Press as needed
  • Comfortable receiving constructive feedback
  • Follow up with journalists (and team members who have completed interviews) to ensure strong & trustworthy relationships are maintained
  • Communicate with Executive Team regularly to ensure wider messaging aligns with company goals
  • Analyze media coverage; develop responses when needed
  • Can navigate crisis communication efforts effectively

Ideal location:

East coast US time zone to be able to chat with Europe + West Coast


More about Hugging Face

We are actively working to build a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusivity. We are intentionally building a workplace where people feel respected and supported—regardless of who you are or where you come from. We believe this is foundational to building a great company and community. Hugging Face is an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We value development. You will work with some of the smartest people in our industry. We are an organization that has a bias for impact and is always challenging ourselves to continuously grow. We provide all employees with reimbursement for relevant conferences, training, and education.

We care about your well-being. We offer flexible working hours and remote options as well as unlimited PTO and parental leave. We offer health, dental, and vision benefits for employees and their dependents and a monthly fitness reimbursement to support your physical health.

We support our employees wherever they are. While we have office spaces in NYC and Paris, we’re very distributed and all remote employees have the opportunity to visit our offices. If needed, we’ll also outfit your workstation to ensure you succeed.

We want our teammates to be shareholders. All employees have company equity as part of their compensation package. If we succeed in becoming a category-defining platform in machine learning and artificial intelligence, everyone enjoys the upside.

We support the community. We believe major scientific advancements are the result of collaboration across the field. Join a community supporting the ML/AI community.